Thursday, July 25, 2013


Radish has got many nutrients as a food and also as a medicine. White Radish or Japanese radish is popularly called as Daikon Radish.

   Nutritional Values in Radish:
  • Radish helps in improving the quality of sperm.
  • Radish is used in treatment for piles or hemmherroids, cough, body pains, ENT diseases.
  • Radish contains Glucocide, Mythylmercaptine enzymes.
  • Radish seeds have got essential oils.
  • Radish creates hungry and prevents from motion problems in the morning.
  • Radish mixed with pepper powder after a meal helps indigestion.
  • Radish pieces in addition with lemon juice, pepper powder and salt mixed on a dosage of 3 times daily useful in treating hemmherroids, indigestion, and Spleen and Liver diseases, Jaundice.
  • Radish juice mixed of honey and Rock Salt on a dosage of 3 times daily reduces Bronchitis.
  • Radish leaves’ has got large amounts of Potassium, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. 
  • Radish seeds boiled in cow milk reduce the eunuch nature and increases sexual power.
  • Radish seeds’ paste applied on face reduces pimples, black spots and washing after one hour results in facial glow.
  • Radish helps in digestion when foods overtake of concentrated oils been taken as it contains more fiber and water content.
  • Radish mixed of honey and salt fights against cough and cold.
  • Radish is good for reducing hunger which helps people suffering from obesity and sugar diseases.
  • Radish act as a shield against skin disorders due to presence of zinc, phosphorus and vitamin -B,C.
  • Radish is powerful detoxifying agent due to presence of sulphur compounds.
  • Radish seeds soaked and made as paste applied on skin treats rings disease.
  • Radish seed powder mixed of water intake kills the worms inside the stomach.
  • Radish fights against cancer due to presence of sulforaphane (isothiocyanate) along with Vitamin-C and Folic Acid.
  • Radish naturally cools the body by decreasing heat in the body.
  • Radish contains no fat, good amounts of dietary fiber which is useful for people suffering from obesity.
  • Radishes are different types based on color - red radish, radish greens, black radish and purple radish.
  • Radish juice (raw) is quiet effective in treating imbalance of thyroid glands.

Juices with Radish:
  • Radish leaves’ juice acts as a diuretic when taken on a dosage of 100 ml daily.
  • Radish leaves’ juice controls high Blood Pressure and Nephritis.
  • Radish juice mixed of honey is good for person suffering from Nephritis.
Cautions with Radish:
  • Don't consume large amounts of radish. It is diuretic and irritates digestive tract.
  • Itching sensation found in few people by taking radish juice.


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